Coconut oil is obtained from the peal of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It is said that it can be used for weight loss to curing diseases or even improve your skin and hair. In short, we can say coconut can work all-rounder.
One tablespoon of coconut oil contains
Protein- 0 grams (g)
Fat- 13.5 g
Saturated fat- 11.2 g
Carbohydrates 0 g
Fibre- 0 g
Sugar -0 g
Helps in reducing stress: In some research, it has been proven that virgin coconut oil can cure depression to some extent, as it contains the right amount of antioxidants.
Fights candida: As coconut contains anti-inflammatory properties which show it can fight against candida albican.
Shiny hair and glowing skin: Applying coconut extracts to your hair and skin can affect them at a significant level as it has anti-inflammatory and many other vitamins present in them which directly helps in healthy hair and skin.
It contains highly saturated fat content which might work reverse to your health.
As like castor oil, there are many claims that coconut oil has many benefits to serve, but there is not much evidence to prove it particularly scientific. Thus it is suggested to treat coconut oil as any other saturated fatty oil.